Which of the following pyramid represents the number of individuals at each level?

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Which of the following pyramid represents the number of individuals at each level?
 
(a) Pyramid of energy
 
(b) Circular pyramid
 
(c) Pyramid of age
 
(d) Pyramid of numbers
 
This question was posed to me during an interview for a job.
 
This question is from Ecological Pyramids topic in portion Ecosystem of Biology – Class 12

1 Answers
Editor">Editor Staff answered 3 months ago

Correct option is (d) Pyramid of numbers
 
Easiest explanation: The pyramid of numbers represents the number of individuals at each level (producers forming the base and top carnivores forming the tip). Depending upon the nature of the food chain, the pyramid is inverted or upright.